More: wilton

Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime
California | Openings & Closings | Opinion
Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime (October 12, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria's gaming project will not be a magnet for prostitution or human trafficking, Chairman Raymond Hitchcock writes.

Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California (October 4, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria has made major progress on a casino in California after being restored to federal recognition several years ago.

Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development (October 3, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria has cleared yet another hurdle in its long-awaited quest for a casino in California.

Raymond Hitchcock: Wilton Rancheria makes economic investment in community
California | Casino Stalker | Opinion
Raymond Hitchcock: Wilton Rancheria makes economic investment in community (September 12, 2017)
Chairman Raymond Hitchcock of the Wilton Rancheria is responding to criticism of his tribe's long-awaited casino development in northern California.

Wilton Rancheria secures legislative approval of Class III gaming agreement
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria secures legislative approval of Class III gaming agreement (September 5, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria expects to break ground on a long-awaited casino in northern California in mid-2018.

Wilton Rancheria sees more support for Class III gaming compact in California
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria sees more support for Class III gaming compact in California (August 30, 2017)
Local officials and union representatives are calling for ratification of the Wilton Rancheria's gaming agreement with the state of California.

Wilton Rancheria inches closer to state approval of Class III gaming compact
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria inches closer to state approval of Class III gaming compact (August 28, 2017)
Lawmakers in California are moving quickly to ratify a Class III gaming compact with the Wilton Rancheria.

Wilton Rancheria continues to see litigation over casino project in California
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria continues to see litigation over casino project in California (August 16, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria continues to make progress on a long-awaited casino in northern California but opponents are still trying to tie the project up in court.

Jim Cooper: Wilton Rancheria casino brings benefits to everyone in our community
California | Compacts | Opinion
Jim Cooper: Wilton Rancheria casino brings benefits to everyone in our community (August 10, 2017)
After fighting for decades to be restored to federal recognition, the Wilton Rancheria is closer than ever to opening a casino in California.

Wilton Rancheria takes another huge step forward for casino in California
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts
Wilton Rancheria takes another huge step forward for casino in California (July 20, 2017)
Good news keeps coming to the Wilton Rancheria, whose federal recognition was in limbo for 58 years.

Wilton Rancheria again wins backing for casino land-into-trust application
California | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria again wins backing for casino land-into-trust application (July 18, 2017)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is standing by its decision to place land into trust for the Wilton Rancheria.

Wilton Rancheria won't comment on status of gaming compact talks
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria won't comment on status of gaming compact talks (June 27, 2017)
The Wilton Rancheria's plan for a $400 million casino in Elk Grove, California, remains the subject of considerable debate as opponents fight in and out of court.

Wilton Rancheria accused of working too closely with city on casino
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria accused of working too closely with city on casino (June 21, 2017)
It took the Wilton Rancheria more than three years to gain federal approval for a casino in northern California but opponents are accusing the tribe of rushing through the process.

Charles Banks-Altekruse: Stand up to bullying tactics of shady 'California' group
California | Opinion
Charles Banks-Altekruse: Stand up to bullying tactics of shady 'California' group (March 7, 2017)
It’s time to stand up to the bullying tactics of Stand Up to California!

Wilton Rancheria joins lawsuit as foes challenge casino decision
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria joins lawsuit as foes challenge casino decision (March 2, 2017)
Opponents are hoping to trip up the Bureau of Indian Affairs even though the gaming site in California has been placed in trust.

Bureau of Indian Affairs confirms Wilton Rancheria casino site in trust
California | Casino Stalker | Compacts | Land Acquisitions
Bureau of Indian Affairs confirms Wilton Rancheria casino site in trust (February 21, 2017)
The tribe must still negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the state of California.

Wilton Rancheria seeks to join lawsuit as gaming site is put in trust
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria seeks to join lawsuit as gaming site is put in trust (February 20, 2017)
The California tribe is celebrating a major milestone after going without land for nearly 60 years.

Raymond Hitchcock: The facts about the Wilton Rancheria's casino plan
California | Opinion
Raymond Hitchcock: The facts about the Wilton Rancheria's casino plan (February 20, 2017)
The chairman of the Wilton Rancheria addresses criticism about the tribe's casino project in California.

Wilton Rancheria sees setback on land agreement for casino project
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria sees setback on land agreement for casino project (February 9, 2017)
The California tribe remains confident of its plans for the $400 million development.

Wilton Rancheria gaming proposal up for discussion at city meeting
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria gaming proposal up for discussion at city meeting (February 7, 2017)
Officials in Elk Grove, California, might leave an agreement that affects the casino up to a vote of the people.

Wilton Rancheria casino land in limbo amid change in administration
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria casino land in limbo amid change in administration (February 2, 2017)
The California tribe has been without a land base ever since it was illegally terminated in the 1950s.

Wilton Rancheria celebrates approval of gaming land application
California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Land Acquisitions
Wilton Rancheria celebrates approval of gaming land application (January 26, 2017)
For the first time time in decades, the California tribe is looking forward to having a homeland.

Wilton Rancheria slams non-Indian interests for fighting casino
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria slams non-Indian interests for fighting casino (January 10, 2017)
The tribe has made significant progress on its land-into-trust application but outsiders are trying to derail the $400 million project.

Cheryl Schmidt: Public kept in the dark on Wilton Rancheria casino
California | Casino Stalker | Opinion
Cheryl Schmidt: Public kept in the dark on Wilton Rancheria casino (December 14, 2016)
A group called Stand Up for California is trying to derail the California tribe's plan.

Wilton Rancheria takes a huge step forward with casino project
California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
Wilton Rancheria takes a huge step forward with casino project (December 13, 2016)
With just a few weeks left in the Obama administration, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is delivering a big decision for the California tribe.

Non-Indian gaming firm fighting Wilton Rancheria casino project
California | Casino Stalker
Non-Indian gaming firm fighting Wilton Rancheria casino project (December 6, 2016)
The non-Indian firm is trying to derail a land deal for the tribe's $400 million project.

Wilton Rancheria continues to face mysterious casino opposition
California | Casino Stalker | Litigation
Wilton Rancheria continues to face mysterious casino opposition (December 1, 2016)
Someone is trying really hard to stop the Wilton Rancheria from opening a casino in northern California.

Wilton Rancheria still wondering about anti-casino campaign
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria still wondering about anti-casino campaign (November 28, 2016)
More clues are emerging as the tribe seeks to open a $400 million casino in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria faces shady opposition group in push for casino
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria faces shady opposition group in push for casino (November 18, 2016)
No one knows for sure who is trying to derail a land agreement for the $400 million project in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria sees more local support for $400M casino project
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria sees more local support for $400M casino project (November 2, 2016)
Chairman Raymond Hitchcock will be updating business leaders on the project on November 18.

Wilton Rancheria continues to make progress on casino project
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Wilton Rancheria continues to make progress on casino project (October 20, 2016)
The tribe is pursuing a $400 million development in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria makes significant progress on casino project
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria makes significant progress on casino project (September 28, 2016)
The tribe has agreed to share $132 million over 20 years with the city of Elk Grove, California.

Group opposed to Wilton Rancheria casino won't reveal its backers
California | Casino Stalker
Group opposed to Wilton Rancheria casino won't reveal its backers (August 19, 2016)
Protect Elk Grove held its first public meeting but no one knows much about the elusive group.

Wilton Rancheria casino bid generates controversy in community
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria casino bid generates controversy in community (July 19, 2016)
A move to a more commercial site in a larger city has brought about bigger issues for the California tribe.

Wilton Rancheria faces anonymous campaign against casino bid
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria faces anonymous campaign against casino bid (July 14, 2016)
The tribe is planning to build a casino at an outlet mall under construction in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria shares plans for major casino at outlet mall site
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria shares plans for major casino at outlet mall site (July 7, 2016)
The tribe envisions a $400 million to $500 million facility on a 35-acre site in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria plans casino by outlet mall under construction
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria plans casino by outlet mall under construction (June 16, 2016)
The tribe has settled on a site less than four miles from its headquarters in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria picks alternative site for gaming development
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria picks alternative site for gaming development (June 10, 2016)
The 35-acre property is located next to an outlet mall that's under construction in Elk Grove, California.

Wilton Rancheria focuses on two sites for potential gaming facility
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Wilton Rancheria focuses on two sites for potential gaming facility (February 17, 2016)
The tribe is considering two locations along a major highway just outside of Sacramento, California.

Wilton Rancheria considers a second location for potential casino
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions
Wilton Rancheria considers a second location for potential casino (February 1, 2016)
A 28-acre property next to a half-completed mall is being reviewed as the tribe goes through the land-into-trust process.

Wilton Rancheria ready for BIA public hearing on gaming proposal
California | Casino Stalker | Meetings
Wilton Rancheria ready for BIA public hearing on gaming proposal (January 27, 2016)
Chairman Raymond Hitchcock anticipates a long process to get the land in trust for the proposed casino.

Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process for gaming project
California | Casino Stalker | Land Acquisitions | Meetings
Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process for gaming project (January 13, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is finally taking action on the tribe's land-into-trust application for a casino near Sacramento, California.

Wilton Rancheria sees BIA movement on long-awaited casino bid
California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register | Land Acquisitions | Meetings
Wilton Rancheria sees BIA movement on long-awaited casino bid (January 4, 2016)
Plans call for a 601,780 square-foot facility that includes a 110,260 square-foot gaming floor, a 302-room hotel, a 48,150-square-foot convention center and a 3,500-space parking lot.

Wilton Rancheria at impasse with city over stalled casino bid
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria at impasse with city over stalled casino bid (October 29, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs released a scoping report in February 2014 but has yet to issue a draft environmental impact statement.

Wilton Rancheria still waiting for BIA movement on gaming plan
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria still waiting for BIA movement on gaming plan (February 27, 2015)
A draft environmental impact statement could be issued sometime this summer.

Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process on casino proposal
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria anticipates lengthy process on casino proposal (June 20, 2014)
The tribe is in the early stages of its land-into-trust application.

Wilton Rancheria acquires building as work on casino continues
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria acquires building as work on casino continues (June 19, 2014)
The tribe is looking at building a casino south of Sacramento, California.

BIA moves forward with Wilton Rancheria casino land-into-trust
California | Casino Stalker | Federal Register
BIA moves forward with Wilton Rancheria casino land-into-trust (December 4, 2013)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is moving forward with a casino land-into-trust application submitted by the Wilton Rancheria of California.

Editorial: Enough - Put a  halt to  new   tribal casinos in California
California | Casino Stalker | Opinion
Editorial: Enough - Put a halt to new tribal casinos in California (April 1, 2013)
The Sacramento Bee calls for a halt to new tribal casinos in California: Beyond Sacramento County and the Wilton Miwok, the state needs to send a message to Congress and the president – enough. California is home to more than...

Wilton Rancheria hopes to rebuild future with gaming facility
California | Casino Stalker
Wilton Rancheria hopes to rebuild future with gaming facility (March 25, 2013)
After losing federal recognition and its reservation, the Wilton Rancheria of California is hoping to rebuild its future by turning to Indian gaming. The tribe is working with Boyd Gaming on a casino at a 160-acre site near the city...

Stay Connected